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Numerical Analysis of the Ballistic Performance and Behavior of STF-Impregnated Multi-layer Fabrics
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 Title & Authors
Numerical Analysis of the Ballistic Performance and Behavior of STF-Impregnated Multi-layer Fabrics
Mun, Sang Ho; Son, Kwon Joong; Cho, Hee Keun; Park, Jong Kyoo; Jeong, Euigyung; Lee, Man Young; Kim, See Jo;
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 Abstract
Impregnation of shear-thickening fluid(STF) into high-strength fabrics makes a considerable improvement on the ballistic performance of fabric armors. Understanding dissipation augmentation due to shear thickening effects on yarn-yarn and yarn-projectile friction is of great importance in liquid armor research. This paper takes a shearthickening effect into account in numerical simulations by using a velocity-dependent friction model. Impact simulations were performed to validate the friction model as well as to evaluate the ballistic performance of STF-fabrics. Impact simulations on neat fabrics were also conducted to provide baseline results for comparison.
 Keywords
Shear-Thickening Fluid;Ballistic Performance;Friction;Fabric Array;Multi-Layer Fabric;
 Language
Korean
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